He said the fire started at about 6:37 p.m. gutted upper floor of the building destroying 18 rooms and eight toilets.
The spokesman said that a team of fire fighters were deployed to the scene who extinguished the fire, adding that there were no casualties in the incident.
Muhammad enjoined residents to keep fire buckets, blankets and extinguishers at home to curtail fire incident.
He added that the cause of the fire is being investigated. (NAN)